National Geographic : 1925 Nov
Photograph by C.D. Morris "BREAD! BREAD! BREAD !" These are Greek civilian prisoners, released by the Turks after more than a year. During the war there had been taking ofhostages on alarge scale by both sides. The situation remained at a deadlock for a year after hostilities had been concluded. Then American organizations undertook an unofficial negotiation of exchange of prisoners, this being afterward followed by the appointment of committees bytheLeague ofNations for that purpose (see text, page 564).